A Dog's Purpose dvd release poster

A dog looks to discover his purpose in life over the course of several lifetimes and owners. A Dog’s Purpose (2017) is directed by Lasse Hallström and was released on Jan 27th, 2017.

Lasse Hallström
Josh Gad, Dennis Quaid, and Peggy Lipton.

Release dates, trailer and film details ⤵

A Dog’s Purpose is scheduled to arrive in theaters on January 27, 2017. As of today, the movie has been out for around since its theatrical release.

When is A Dog’s Purpose coming to DVD?

A Dog’s Purpose DVD release date is set for May 2, 2017, with Blu-ray available the same day as the DVD release. DVD releases are typically released around 12-16 weeks after the theatrical premiere.

When will A Dog’s Purpose be released digitally?

A Dog’s Purpose digital release from Amazon Video and iTunes should be available 1-2 weeks before the Blu-ray, DVD, and 4K releases. The estimated VOD release date is May 2017.

All release dates

In Theaters

January 27, 2017

DVD Release Date

May 2, 2017

Netflix DVD Release Date

May 2, 2017 (estimate)

Netflix Streaming

Not announced

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Movie details

Director Lasse Hallström’s comedy movie A Dog’s Purpose was released January 27th, 2017.

A Dog’s Purpose is rated PG. Parental guidance is suggested, meaning some material may not be suitable for children. Parents are urged to give "parental guidance." The movie may contain some material parents might not like for their young children.

The movie currently has a 7.2 out of 10 IMDb rating and Metascore from Metacritic is 67. We will continue to add and update the review scores.

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A Dog’s Purpose
Film Rating
1 hour 40 minutes
Film Budget
$22 million
Box Office Results
$64 million
Comedy, Drama, Family, Fantasy

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